• Saints seeking to ramp up pass rush as regular season nears

    METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Sack-less through two preseason games, the New Orleans Saints have ratcheted up concerns about their lack of a pass rush this week.

  • President Barack Obama greets residents in the the Tremé neighborhood in New Orleans, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, for the 10th anniversary since the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.  Tremé is one of the oldest black neighborhoods in America, which borders the French Quarter just north of Downtown.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Obama says New Orleans is ‘moving forward’ after hurricane

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people of New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resilience 10 years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

  • SE Louisiana names Jake Narro coach of golf program

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Southeastern Louisiana University has named long-time PGA golf professional Jake Narro as its new head golf coach.

  • Sheriff: Louisiana officer shot responding to domestic dispute and 1 stabbing victim have died

    SUNSET, La. (AP) — Sheriff: Louisiana officer shot responding to domestic dispute and 1 stabbing victim have died.

  • The Latest: Man who allegedly stabbed 2, shot officer caught

    SUNSET, La. (AP) — The latest on a police officer being shot and three people being stabbed in Sunset, La. (all times are local).

  • Correction: Katrina-The Water City story

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a story Aug. 25 about a new urban water plan for the city of New Orleans, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a chief architect of the plan. He is David Waggonner, not Waggoner.

  • In this July 23, 2015 photo, Efrem Garza stands before his new home built on the lot of his previous house that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and holds a photograph taken by a friend of the remains of that house on South Seashore Avenue in Long Beach, Miss. Before the storm Garza was surrounded by houses and trees, now 10 years later, there are only two houses on that land, as few of the residents returned and rebuilt. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    On Mississippi’s shore, what Katrina erased not yet replaced

    LONG BEACH, Miss. (AP) — Between Mississippi’s seashore and the railroad tracks a little ways inland, where Hurricane Katrina all but erased a neighborhood 10 years ago, Efrem Garza and a handful of other homeowners are still resettling a frontier.

  • UT-Arlington, Appalachian picked in Sun Belt cross-country

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Coaches in the Sun Belt Conference have picked Texas-Arlington to successfully defend its league cross-country title. Appalachian State is picked to win the women’s title.

  • OCS backfield out to repeat success

    MONROE, La. (AP) — Ouachita Christian persevered in the face of multiple injuries at running back during the 2014 season to win the LHSAA Division IV state championship.

  • Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson announces the death of Trooper Steven Vincent, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 during a news conference at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, La. Vincent was shot in the head Sunday night near Bell City during a traffic stop. (Rick Hickman/Lake Charles American Press via AP)

    AP Exclusive: Man who tackled shooting suspect: I’m no hero

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man accused of gunning down a Louisiana state trooper who stopped to offer him roadside assistance spent much of the past two decades in and out of prison, including a stint for setting his mother’s house on fire.